African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5188

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of diagnostic tests for plague in Madagascar

Rafaramalala S. S.
  • Rafaramalala S. S.
  • Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Andrianarivelo A. M.
  • Andrianarivelo A. M.
  • Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Ratsimbazafy A. B. A.
  • Ratsimbazafy A. B. A.
  • Department of Paediatric, Faculty of Medicine of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Randriamampionona L. B.
  • Randriamampionona L. B.
  • Department of Public Health, Directorate of Health and Epidemiological Surveillance, Ministry of Public Health, Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Randriamboavonjy R.
  • Randriamboavonjy R.
  • Research and Information and Communication Technology Support Laboratory, CHU Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar
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Randriamanantany Z. A.
  • Randriamanantany Z. A.
  • Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Rasamindrakotroka A.
  • Rasamindrakotroka A.
  • Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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  •  Received: 10 August 2021
  •  Accepted: 24 August 2022
  •  Published: 31 January 2023

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